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It seems that Reese Witherspoon is making a huge splash in the real estate market these days. It was just listed a week or so ago that Witherspoon purchased a mansion in Nashville, Tennessee, her home state. It was a fixer upper, but all signs pointed to Witherspoon spending more time down South, rather than […]
Jensen Ackles, the person that most people know as Dean off of “Supernatural”, and who also did quite a long time on “Days of Our Live” has listed his Malibu home for just under $7 million dollars. The home itself is well worth the price as it is a stunning home, to say the least. […]
Beloved action flick actor, Bruce Willis, has finally sold his Beverly Hills home that has been on the market for at least 15 months. Sadly, Willis did not get his asking price of $22 million, but did get $16.5 million. Willis purchased the home in 2004 for only $9 million, which does mean he walked […]
Katie Holmes has recently purchased a new home in California, in the up and coming celebrity town of Calabasas, located in Southern California. Holmes will be living her with daughter Suri Cruise, who as everyone knows is the child of Tom Cruise. Holmes makes this move after spending years living in New York City. Holmes […]
Answer: It depends on what you need. If you need to get rid of some of your belongings to stage a home to sell, you'll want to coordinate storage maybe even 4 months before your move. If you're using storage to help you in between homes you could book it perhaps 2-4 weeks before your move. We have a great storage partner, ExtraSpace Storage. Here is the link to what they do: Storage Through Moveboxer.
Answer: When you're moving it does seem like money is flying out the door, but you can get a handle on it by preparing for everything ahead of time like the errands you'll have to run to stock up your new place. Here's a place you can go that has links to shopping lists you'll need, whether you're moving to an apartment, condo or house: Moving Shopping Lists. We hope this is helpful for you!
Answer: There are some good ones out there and some bad ones. You can usually tell if a website is out there more to just promote the moving companies and not to give honest feedback about them. You can try Yelp and cross check that with the Better Business Bureau. This article has more tips: 6 Ways to Spot a Great Mover.
Answer: We have you covered. We work with MovingInsurance.com, which we feel does a great job in putting together moving insurance that you can count on for your move. You can sign up here and learn more about moving insurance, too: Moving Insurance Through Moveboxer.
Answer: We have a lot of tips for you. First, be sure to use Moveboxer as we've gone about making sure that our movers are the best, most reputable movers out there. Then there are other sites to check like the US Department of Transportation and the Better Business Bureau. Go with your gut and make sure you trust the people. Go ahead and ask what you should expect on moving day. Here is an article with more tips: Comparing Moving Companies.
Answer: Yes, it's possible, but it's hard to do. You have to be really mindful of sticking to your budget and you need some time and good planning on your side, too. You can do this by being smart and relying on friends and family during the process (and it is a process). Use moving as a chance to sell older but valuable things you don't need to offset the costs that are inevitable. If you're moving long distance, you can look at ways to record the expenses to get a credit on your taxes. Here are some other tips: 8 Tips for Saving Money on Your Move.
Answer: It's so tempting to go with the lowest price option but that's not always your best choice with movers. After all, you aren't buying a pair of shoes here. You're asking people to move all of your belongings to your new home. Be sure to go with your gut to pick the right option. Here are more tips: Compare and Pick Movers to Get the Best One.
Answer: You've come to the right spot. We have a great place for you to very easily order cost-effective boxes: Boxes and Supplies Through Moveboxer. We hope this helps! There are also some good articles about packing your boxes.
Answer: There are some tricks to effectively packing a storage unit. Remember to keep like items with like items (i.e., holiday decorations, baby clothes). Remember to keep a path through your unit so you can get to certain items. And it's a good idea to make a basic inventory. Check here for more: 5 Tips on How to Pack Your Storage Space.
Answer: Books are, of course, really heavy. the best suggestion is to use your small boxes for books. This makes sure that the boxes are a manageable weight. You can also find used book stores where you can take your books to sell them. Here's an article with more information on the right type of boxes for certain items: Ordering Moving Boxes and Supplies.
Moveboxer is the home base as you plan and manage your move. We provide a moving specialist and an online moving tool, complete with budget planning, customized to-do lists, calendars, and an easy way to cancel utilities. We help you calculate moving expenses, do a mover comparison, and connect with up to 3 reputable local or long distance movers. Moveboxer also provides storage, moving boxes, moving insurance, a handyman, and home security for your new home. Moveboxer is proud to work with only the most reputable companies to connect them with our customers. Moveboxer can connect anyone in the U.S. and specializes in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Orlando and Phoenix.
It is a bad sign if your mover does not offer an in-person inspection. You should ideally meet with three different movers to ensure you make the right decision. Look for the mover’s Department of Transportation number both on the truck and in the paperwork that you sign before moving day.
You moving quote will be based on the weight of your items, the hours needed for the move, and the distance. If you get a binding quote, look to secure a binding not-to-exceed moving estimate.
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